Approved by the Comptroller of Maryland

The Rerving Responsible Serving Course has been approved by the Comptroller of Maryland, Motor-fuel Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Regulatory Division. The Maryland alcohol server / seller course material can be completed online; however, you are required to complete a proctored test, which means you have to have someone supervise you while you take the test to verify your identity. Additional proctoring fees apply. These fees are not included in the cost of the course.

The minimum age to sell and serve alcohol in Maryland is 21
. Maryland bartender licensing regulations

The Comptroller of Maryland

The agency that handles Maryland liquor licensing and/or bartender licensing rules and regulations in Maryland is The Comptroller of Maryland. The contact information for The Comptroller of Maryland is listed below. You can contact them to verify that online server certification (bartender license) can be obtained in Maryland. We have also listed that information where applicable.

The Comptroller of Maryland
Telephone: 410-260-7980
Website: http://www.comp.state.md.us

Bartending regulations for sellers and servers in Maryland
  • MD Dram Shop Laws: No
  • MD Happy Hour Laws: The State of Maryland does not have state-wide Happy Hour Prohibitions. Such laws may exist in your city or county. Check with your local jurisdiction for any restrictions.